This course provides experience with the three major types of uses of technology by music teachers and students: Preparing Teaching Materials, Leading Class Activities and Student Uses of Technology.
This course, which is designed for Music Education majors, explores important topics in music theory from the Medieval period through the 18th century. Beginning with the development of notation, we will follow the progression of Western music from chant through the beginning of the Common Practice period.
This course is a chronological music history survey encompassing all eras of western music history, from c. 1000-1950.
Explore the relationship between form (phrases, motives) and structure (harmony, key areas, modulations) as they relate to the standard forms of the common practice period, and learn to make accurate formal analyses and present them in clear and effective essays.
This course will provide you with a working knowledge of the discipline of ethnomusicology including its intellectual history, major theoretical premises, analytical techniques, and research methodologies.
Cognitive psychology is a broad sub-discipline within the larger field of psychology that concentrates on the study of mental processes. The range of subjects covered will include attention, memory, problem solving, imagery, optimal experience, knowledge representation, language, and comprehension.
Intensive study of behavioral teaching techniques in music education, with guided research leading to oral and written reports.
This course focuses on design, analysis, and evaluation of research and scholarly inquiry in music education. Students will consult recent research, demonstrating an ability to evaluate it and utilize its information.
Seminar in Choral Literature is a concentrated study of choral literature for school choirs. The main emphasis for the course is selection and assessment of choral music suitable for school ensembles, grades 1-12.
This course will briefly explore research that outlines the criteria of artistic merit that helps identify and define the great standard wind band works.